Displaying items by tag: arts and sciences magazine spring 2015

April 13, 2015

Gaining on Pain

Three faculty members in the Department of Psychology — Dr. Burel Goodin, Dr. Robert Sorge and Dr. Jarred Younger — are getting ahead in the race to end chronic pain.
April 13, 2015

Native Son

UAB helped make Hugh Gainer the man he is today, and now he is repaying the investment. We spent a few hours with Hugh and his wife Anna at their home in Birmingham to learn more about his experiences at UAB.
April 13, 2015

Good Advice

Find out how the 19 advisors in the College help ensure our students reach their goals.
April 13, 2015

2014 Alumni Awards

Our alumni are more than former students. They are ambassadors of the institution, representatives of the quality of the education available to students at UAB, and advocates for the College and university in a broad and complex world.
Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol is a leader in the growing field of epigenetics. His work in this emerging and important field stands out among the work of an array of international scholars.
April 13, 2015

Mapping the Sun

In partnership with the Alabama Environmental Council, Dr. Akhlaque Haque, Associate Professor in the Department of Government, is engaging his students in groundbreaking work by geo-mapping solar usage in Alabama.
April 13, 2015

Safety First

Psychology Faculty members Dr. Despina Stavrinos, Assistant Professor, and Dr. David Schwebel, Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the Sciences, put safety first as they teach behaviors and practices to ensure the public’s well being.
Dr. Timothy Levine comes to us from Korea University, where he was Professor of Communication and Media. His research and instructional focus has been on interpersonal communication, social influence, cross-cultural communication, and social scientific research methods.
April 13, 2015

One for the Books

The College celebrates the 19 faculty members who published a book in 2014.
Congratulations to these deserving individuals: Martha Earwood, Michele Forman, Dr. James McClintock, Dr. Steve Austad, and Dr. Catherine Danielou.
April 13, 2015

Bringing Home the Bling

Students from Digital Media and the Department of Art and Art History were honored with a wealth of ADDYs at the 2015 Birmingham Advertising Federation Awards, held in February.
April 13, 2015

Mock Trial Team Advances

The UAB Mock Trial team accumulated a 5-3 record to finish 8th in the field and earn a bid to Opening Round Championship Series.
The UAB Ethics Bowl team won one of only four spots in the Southeast Regional Competition in Tampa, Florida, advancing them to the National Championship Round in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Costa Mesa, California.
Seventeen UAB students, ten of whom hail from the College, were chosen to visit the University of Miami from March 6-8 for the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).
Brian Austin Nykanen, a junior neuroscience major and a Cadet in the Army ROTC at UAB, is a finalist for the Truman Scholarship.
April 13, 2015

Building the Future

The Board of Trustees approved a new building for the College of Arts and Sciences at their November 2014 meeting.
Ameen Barghi received the prestigious Rhodes Scholar award in November. He is one of three UAB students to receive the award, following Neel Varshney in 2000 and Josh Carpenter in 2012.
Nathan Oluwagbemiga Larinde has been awarded one of two UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarships given to UAB students this year. Solomon Gibson, a chemistry major and Global and Community Leadership Honors Program student, has been designated an alternate.
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